Crocodile Locomotives on stamps – France 2001

Crocodile Locomotives on stamps – France 2001.

France issued a souvenir sheet of 10 stamps on History of Railways on 06 Jul 2001. One of the stamps features the Crocodile class of electric locomotives. It derives its name from the crocodile snouts at each end of loco.It first applied to Swiss locos but later to other countries also.

The French SNCF 25Kv  AC locomotives of classes CC 14000 & CC 14100 used mainly for iron ore trains are sometimes called Crocodiles.

A stamp on Crocodile used on a cover is listed.


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